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The sheer joy of ‘brick & mortar’ events

Whilst webinars served as an indispensable bridge to discussions at the onset of the pandemic, there was no denying the feeling of inadequacy in communication. There was no issue with the quorum on most occasions, but the sheer inability to spontaneously communicate, to make eye-contact, to view a gesture of the hand – which often […]

Added: Jun 17, 2021 | By Surendar Balakrishnan


Securing the cold chain from within

The 9th edition of Food Chain, also known as the Middle East Cold Chain Food Safety Conference, proved to be a platform for riveting discussions. Against the backdrop of the conference, Mozzamil Zakki Aissa, Supply Chain Manager, Al Rawabi Dairy, spoke to Ranjana Konatt of Climate Control Middle East, providing insights into Al Rawabi’s approach to securing the cold chain internally and the importance of investing in technology and infrastructure. Excerpts…

Added: Feb 10, 2019 | By Ranjana Konatt

Mind the gap!

Is a lackadaisical approach to designing and operating cold stores and transport refrigeration equipment a threat to food safety? What initiatives have been implemented to address the gaps in the cold chain and what more remains to be done? Hannah Jo Uy draws key insights from discussions during the 9th edition of Food Chain (the Middle East Food Safety and Cold Chain Conference)…

Added: | By Hannah Jo Uy

Wheels of Chain

The 8th edition of Food Chain addressed aspects related to strengthening two mission-critical links in the cold chain: Transport refrigeration and cold storage. In this, the first part of the report, we present to you the transport refrigeration-related discussions...

Added: Jun 15, 2017 | By Hannah Jo Uy

An end to the freeze-thaw see-saw

B Surendar, the Editor of Climate Control Middle East, presents his views on applying blockchain in the HVACR realm.

Added: Apr 19, 2017 | By Surendar Balakrishnan

Hidden Source

Dramatic representation on food wastage touches the core of the conscience

Added: Feb 8, 2017 | By Surendar Balakrishnan


Why do we have to produce enough food to feed 10 billion people?

Over 160 delegates gathered at the 3rd World Cold Chain Summit to discuss the progress the world has made in minimising food loss and food wastage, and the challenges that lie ahead to eradicate hunger, strengthen livelihoods and lower greenhouse emissions.

Added: Feb 7, 2017 | By Surendar Balakrishnan

Vigilating from far away

Krish Saxena elaborates on the benefits of remote monitoring and management in commercial refrigeration

Added: Jan 30, 2017 | By CCME Content Team

Thinking beyond the Eurovent Summit

Krakow in Poland becomes host city for the Eurovent Summit from September 27 to 30, 2016. Key decision-makers in the field of indoor climate, process cooling and food chain will gather in Krakow to think ‘Beyond HVACR’. Climate Control Middle East speaks to Alex Rasmussen, President; Felix Van Eyken, Secretary General and Morten Schmelzer, International Director, from the Eurovent association, to learn more about the event, the association and key issues of relevance to the sector…

Added: Aug 18, 2016 | By CCME Content Team


‘We need a framework’

Food establishments, refrigeration experts call for food safety legislation at the third edition of Food Chain. Story: B Surendar.

Added: Jul 13, 2012 | By CCME Content Team


A need for closer collaboration

Food industry representative advocates the need for working hand in hand with HVACR industry to ensure food safety. By B Surendar.

Added: | By CCME Content Team


Supermarkets shop for natural refrigerants

In the wake of a rise in awareness about sustainable refrigeration in the food retailing sector, supermarkets have begun to increasingly advocate the use of natural refrigerants. Eurammon tracks the trend.

Added: Sep 30, 2011 | By CCME Content Team


Cold storage – what’s in store?

India is one of the leading producers of milk, fruits and vegetables. The cold storage industry is trying to keep pace with the country’s production, in order to exploit its immense potential.

Added: | By CCME Content Team


Taking the temperature

Here, in Part 4 of our continuing coverage of the FoodChain 2011 seminar, we bring you an overview of the key issues covered.

Added: Aug 30, 2011 | By CCME Content Team


Securing the cold-chain

Transporting foodstuff from field to fork makes big business, but several issues remain unresolved, say suppliers and service providers.

Added: Sep 15, 2010 | By CCME Content Team


The radio route

RFID-enabled sensors can be deployed to effectively track ambient parameters, as required by the cold chain, says Soma Sekhar Vedantam.

Added: | By CCME Content Team


When the compressor goes kaput

Bharat Asarpota elaborates on the pain associated with the failure of a compressor in daily operations of a large, multi-chain facility dealing in food and beverages.

Added: | By CCME Content Team

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